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World Breastfeeding Week

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I’ve talked about breastfeeding previously and about falling out of love with breastfeeding. Those first few days are horrendous and without the support of D and the local breastfeeding support worker, I don’t think I would have lasted more than a week. I feel lucky that I managed to continue and after a couple of months, I started […] Read more…

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Break The Barriers For Elderly People

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Bathing Solutions* are currently running a #BreakingBarriers campaign to break the barriers for elderly people.  For one of the first times in history we are about to see the number of our senior generation surpass that of the youth, with those 65 and up making up 15.6% of the global population by 2050. Advances in healthcare […] Read more…

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Family Film Days

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Summer was nice while it lasted wasn’t it? Now the weather has made a miserable turn I’ve been thinking about what films I want to watch with Lucas. There’s no way he would sit through one now but I must admit that I am looking forward to when he will curl up on the sofa […] Read more…

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#FathersDayTips

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D loved writing his blog about arthritis so much that he is back again with his tips for Father’s Day x Well my second Father’s Day is fast approaching. I am really excited as this year my little boy Lucas is walking and is starting to put a few words together. Our plan for the day […] Read more…

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First Aid For Babies

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Since finding out I was pregnant, I have been meaning to go on a baby first aid course. With one thing or another I have never got round to it but St. John Ambulance have some great free resources on their website showing various first aid methods for different ailments as well as for different age groups. […] Read more…

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Essentials For The First Months Of Breastfeeding

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As I am thinking of stopping breastfeeding, I have been thinking of the items I couldn’t have done without for the first few months x The Breastfeeding Butterfly from Faye & Lou is great, especially when I wasn’t as confident. It is perfect for covering me up as well as stopping Lucas from getting distracted.  Nursing bras, I […] Read more…

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Falling Out Of Love With Breastfeeding

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This past couple of weeks I feel like I have been questioning myself a lot, about whether to return to work and when should I stop breastfeeding I had decided that once I returned to work, breastfeeding would gradually stop. I know legally work would have had to let me have time to express milk if I wanted […] Read more…

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Deciding Whether To Return To Work

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This past week I have been seriously lacking motivation with blogging. I write my posts when I go to bed as I don’t like spending the day on my iPad when it is just Lucas and I. When it has come to bed time, I’ve been too tired or just couldn’t be bothered going on […] Read more…

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Don’t Be So Quick To Judge

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Yesterday I saw an open letter that a lady had written to some people she had been judged by whilst out shopping with her daughter. In my working life I support people with learning disabilities including autism and pica and her words rang very true to me. Thank you Sammi for letting me share. Sammi […] Read more…

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